Reading to babies works

Today the American Academy of Pediatrics announced a new policy: doctors will tell parents to read aloud to their infants from birth. Reading, as well as talking and singing, is viewed as important in increasing the number of words that children hear in the earliest years of their lives. Children who have heard more words, have a distinct advantage in school. Read more at

http://aapnews.aappublications.org/content/early/2014/06/24/aapnews.20140624-2

 

One of our Library’s strategic goals is to ignite a passion for reading and learning in all children from birth.

You can help the Wilsonville Library Foundation work towards this goal by donating money to the Imagination Library project. It’s easy to do, just click on the Donate Today button and apply your gift to the Imagination Library. With your help we will continue to put a free age appropriate book into the hands of Wilsonville children every month until the age of five.